Multimedia History

Timeline created by Karwanna
  • Jan 1st, 1460

    Printing Press

    Printing Press
    The invention of movable type printing, making the printing of books cheaper and faster. This era moved into a great demand for books and press.
  • Motion Pictures

    Eadweard Muybridge was an English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion and in motion-picture projection
  • Introduction of Photography

    Joseph Nicephore Niepce attribted to French inventor and pioneer who invented the first known photograph in 1825
  • Type Writer

    Type Writer
  • Radio in Household

    Radio in Household
    For the first time, radio became a common household item available to common users.
  • TV Broadcast

    CBS first TV broadcast using videotape
  • CDs a standard household item

  • World Wide Web (WWW)

    Tim Berners Lee is known for his great invention of the world wide web, making information accessible to anyone, anywhere and everone a contributor.
  • Internet Boom

    .COM became a huge phenomena during this period. This is when businesses began to cross borders and boundaries and people were able to do business virtually anywhere in the world. This would mark the begining of personal URLs and the boom of the domain name.
  • Social Networking

    Myspace was a leading social network platform before Facebook and Twitter
  • Youtube

    Video sharing online became a great pheonomena starting with Youtube